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    There are some events and life that are considered life milestones. Being born, going to school, getting married, having kids, and death are some of the main milestones that are pretty common across many cultures. One that is generally celebrated a lot is the wedding ceremony. Throughout history and across cultures, the wedding ceremony is an important aspect that can be observed and cherished. Even though many cultures do have a wedding ceremony, all the wedding ceremonies are not…

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    The lower, manual working castes in the Brave New World do not have a chance to argue against their placement in society since they are predestined with ways that alter their intelligence (Huxley 15). This is shown during the tour of the Hatchery when the director says, “’The surrogate…

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    Hypergamy and hypogamy: Under Hypergamy marriage, the women marry a person from equal or higher social status, higher education and higher caste. Hypogamy marriage is nothing but, a man marries a woman from higher caste, higher status and higher education than himself. Here, after marriage woman gets husband’s caste and status. This helps them to lead a prosperous life. The offspring’s have better opportunities. Isogamy: Marriage occurs mostly among different sex that is hetero sexual unions,…

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    families, and who still suffer to this day. Phillip Noyce captures this dramatic feeling of trauma and immense control by the European Settlers in his 2002 film, Rabbit Proof Fence. Filmed in Western Australia, it follows the true lives of 3 half caste girls who have been stolen from their families, and a take a bold journey to walk their way back to their home town, Jigalong. 900 miles through the harsh Australian desert, the three girls encounter many obstacles. This semi-biographical film…

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    Indeed, in this very same country, there different castes, communities but also a strict distinction between the gender ( men and women are not equal). As such, people from different castes, communities, or gender do not sit at the same table, nor eat the same food. Food is linked to social status and as such, it serves as a « medium, and sometimes the message, of conflict…

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    families has swelled the amount of dowry.” It is wrong on part of the bride’s family to marry their daughter to the grooms family which does not suit them. 5. PRESSURES OF THE CASTE SYSTEM: Dowry is mainly related to caste system. Parents of the Bride’s family marry their daughter to the groom belonging to their same caste as it is considered as prestige problem. So parents of bride’s family give dowry to the groom’s family to get their daughter married. CONSEQUENCES OF DOWRY WIFE ABUSE AND…

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    Rabbit-proof fence is a moving story of racial prejudice, agoraphobic desert views & amazing endurance of three little indigenous girls. The film of Phillip Noyce has created quite an incite in Australia, where in real the kidnapping of “half-Caste” children, Children with a white and an Aborigine Parents together, existed until 1971. Through this movie, molly’s emotions portray that it is inhumane to be bossed around and pressured to give up everything that is…

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    yourself with. If you are back, white, mixed, poor, wealthy, boy, girl, man or a woman there is a social inequality to fit. There have been many social inequalities throughout history that still happen today. All throughout history there has been caste systems some are known for it and some are subtly woven into there was of life. Egypt had an eight level system from the top pharos to the slaves at the bottom. Japan’s was also an eight level system but there was from the Emperor to their…

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    believe that life in a society like the one in the novel is so wrong, that life wouldn’t be worth living. The higher castes in the novel were conditioned in a way that they see nothing wrong with the bokanovsky process, and they just sat idly and believed everything is okay. At the same time, the lower castes were artificially modified to be physically and mentally inferior to the upper castes to avoid an uprising. Essentially, all the people in the novel were conditioned and modified to either…

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    Dharma can be summed up as the ideal life, in which no harm is inflicted on anybody. Opposed to the actual human behavior seen in modern caste system, which lends itself to violence in both the workplace and schools. 2) How have sacred texts helped shape the popular worldview? The Vedas and the Bhagavad Gita have been extremely influential and shaping both secular and religious worldviews…

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